Tag Archives: happiness

Weekly inspiration – No 5 – Daily Advice from the Heart – Dalai Lama

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“To be kind, honest and have positive thoughts; to forgive those who harm us and treat everyone as a friend. To help those who are suffering and never consider ourselves superior to anyone else; even if this advice seems rather simplistic, make the effort of seeing whether be following it you can find greater happiness.”

 

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With love

from me

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50 Things that make me happy

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I have met a young lady Alysia on the blogosphere

and her lovely blog has a list which I loved

so I thought I do mine here:

50 Things that make me happy:

 

1. My garden

2. Cappuccino

3. Travels

4. Holidays

5. My friends

6. Flowers

7. Music

8. Coffee shops

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9. Sleep

10. The films of  “Ice age”

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11. Blogging

12. Making jewellery

13. Knitting

14. Tidying and decluttering

15. Spring

16. New shoots on a plant

17. Thomas, my cat

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18. Crocheting

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19. Meeting friends

20. Dancing

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21. Smiling

22. Beach

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23. Inspirational quotes

24. Blue sky

25. Window shopping

26. Hugging

27. Salads

28. Strawberries, specially my home grown ones

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29. Swimming

30. Singing

31. Going for a walk along the river

32. My family

33. Colours

34. Warm Summer evenings

35. Peaceful early mornings

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36. A relaxing bath

37. Birds singing

38. The smell of freshly cut grass

39. Sound of children laughing

40. Frogs

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41. Happy people

42. A positive quote

43. A hot cup of cocoa

44. Reading Books

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45. A meaningful kiss

46. Being grateful

47. Helping or treating others

48. Planting new flowers

49.  Making others happy

50.  An afternoon nap.

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 and the list goes on…….as there are so many things that make me happy!

 

Wishing you all a very happy day!

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Welcome June – See the bright side

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June is the month with the most daylight hours.

It is a bright month.

A summery month.

So whatever you do ,

see things in a bright light,

Be full of optimism,

Look at the bright side.

Life is easier and less complicated that way.

 

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It was June, and the world smelled of roses.

The sunshine was like powdered gold over the grassy hillside.”

Maud Hart Lovelace

 

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Choose to be optimistic, it feels better.

Dalai Lama XIV

 

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Make your new month, as bright as sun,

as colorful as rainbow,

as lovely as flowers,

as happy as birds.

Enjoy the month to its full extent!

Happy New Month June!

A new day

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Often the day begins the way we start it.

Rushing around in the morning makes the whole day stressful.

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A happy day begins with happy thoughts.

So try to start your day happy,calm and peacefully.

How about:

a few stretches

giving thanks for a new day,

a short meditation or visualization about the day ahead,

smile to yourself in the mirror,

breathe in joy, happiness, light and health

breath out tiredness, negative thoughts and burdens.

Enjoy a cup of warm lemon water,

energize yourself with a healthy breakfast.

Now the new day can begin!

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Groucho Marx says:

“Each morning when I open my eyes

I say to myself:

I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today.

I can choose which it shall be.

Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn’t arrived yet.

I have just one day , today and I’m going to be happy in it.”

 

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Welcome every morning with a smile.

Look on the new day as another special gift from your Creator,

another golden opportunity to complete 

what you were unable to finish yesterday.

Be a self-starter.

Let your first hour set the theme of success

and positive action that is certain to echo

through your entire day.

Today will never happen again.

Don’t waste it with a false start or no start at all.

You were not born to fail.

Og Mandino

 

Have an amazing day!

 

 

 

 

 

The wonderful wide world

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On the side of my blog you can see that

192 countries have visited my blog.

Isn’t that amazing, so many people in so many different countries.

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There are  countries like the Maldives, Haiti, Cape Verde…

Palau, Bhutan and Benin.

I am so thankful that my blog reaches such far away countries.

Everybody out there who has tuned into my blog and read anything ,

Thank you so much.

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I would have never thought it reaches such places.

The world is so open with the internet, it is fantastic.

We are closer than ever before.

Use it to spread love, happiness and kindness!

Have a wonderful day

and thank you for being here!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Enjoy the small things

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Enjoy the small things in life

and you will have many reasons to be happy in life.

Most people have forgotten to see the small beautiful things like a little ladybird walking from one piece of grass to the next.

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Most people admire only the big things.

Open your eyes and your heart and each day will be more enjoyable.

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